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This is the disclaimer of the Huygens Institute and it applies to your use of its website. This website is under the management of the Huygens Institute.

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The information on this website has been compiled with care. Nevertheless, it is possible that this information is incomplete and/or contains errors. Any changes to the information may be made at any time, without prior notice. The Huygens Institute excludes all liability for any direct or indirect damage, of whatever nature, resulting from the use of this website and/or the information obtained through this website.


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Amendments disclaimer

This disclaimer was drawn up in November 2020. The Huygens Institute may adjust and/or change this disclaimer if developments give reason to do so. It is recommended that you check this disclaimer periodically for changes.